Professors Robert Crosman and Theodore Kassier came together to discuss two literary giants—Cervantes and Shakespeare—and their enduring art. This event was held in celebration of the anniversary of their death dates, April 23, 1616.
What’s the essence of leadership? Do women bring something different to the decision table? Disappointment – how do you handle it?
Chancellor Ulmer earlier this month received the Athena Award given to a local man or woman for career effort, giving back to the community and nurturing women in their business and professional endeavors. Given her leadership role at UAA and the rapidly changing world that university students enter, this occasion prompted questions for the Chancellor on how she views this fundamental civic muscle. With her for the interview is Kathleen McCoy of University Relations.
Extra bonus: Fran offers her Top 10 Tips for Success—quick and pithy guidance that makes a lot of sense. She even added an 11th.
Dr. Tyrone Hayes, an integrative biologist from UC Berkeley, delivered this lecture as the keynote speaker for the 2009 Undergraduate Research and Discovery Symposium.
In his keynote, Dr. Hayes shared his research focus on the effects of endocrine-disrupting pesticides on amphibian growth, development, reproduction and immune function, and how these studies predict effects in other wildlife and humans.
A tip to listeners, stay tuned during the last two minutes of the lecture, Prof. Hayes “spins a rhyme” as he puts it, with a bit of integrative biology performance poetry.
The UAA/APU Books of the Year program hosted this community forum on the future of Alaska Native education.
Panelists included Paul Ongtooguk, UAA College of Education; Linda Leal, Bartlett High School teacher and Mt. Edgecombe High School graduate; and Martha Gould-Lehe, Alaska Native Cultural Charter School. Libby Roderick was the moderator.
Panelists addressed the current K-12 system, challenges to providing culturally complete and relevant education for Alaska Native youth, and new models for effective Alaska Native education.
Sharon Bushell and Stan Jones present the stories of 62 people who recall the happenings of that desperate day, March 24, 1989, when the oil tanker ran aground on Bligh Reef. Learn how oil-spill prevention and emergency response planning has changed since the spill, and hear about what role the Prince William Sound Regional Citizen’s Advisory Council plays as a watchdog group.